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Southbound 11 PARKDALE buses detoured due to Construction May 3rd – December


Effective Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 from approximately 7:00 AM until December 2016 weather permitting, Parkdale Avenue North from Barton Street to Burlington Street will be under construction. Due to this construction, southbound route 11 PARKDALE buses will be detoured. Route 11 PARKDALE buses northbound are not affected and will remain on regular routing.

Delays can be expected.

Construction crews will be working from approximately 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily with the road re-opening in the evenings, however buses will remain on detour throughout the project is completed to minimize customer confusion.

11 PARKDALE buses will be detoured as follows:

6 ABERDEEN detoured May 5th – 8th due to Movie Shoot


Effective Thursday, May 5th, 2016 from approximately 7:00 AM until Sunday, May 8th, 2016 at approximately 9:00 AM, Rebecca Street from Hughson Street to James Street will be closed due to a movie shoot. Therefore, the eastbound Route 6 ABERDEEN buses to downtown will be detoured during this time.

6 ABERDEEN buses will be detoured as follows:

New GO Bus between Brantford and Aldershot via McMaster starting in September


GO Transit bus service will be expanding to Brantford this fall, travelling to Aldershot GO Station with a connection to McMaster University in Hamilton.

Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Brantford Transit today to make the announcement.

GO buses will run every hour during weekday peak periods and every two hours during weekday off-peak periods and on weekends. In total, there will be 26 trips every weekday and 18 trips on both Saturday and Sunday.

Brantford Transportation Announcement on Wednesday


Premier Kathleen Wynne and Steve Del Duca, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation, will be in Brantford on Wednesay morning for a transit announcement. The announcement will be made at the Brantford Transit Terminal at 10:00 AM.

It’s believed that the announcement will be about GO Transit service for Brantford.

In February the provincial budget included a new dedicated GO bus linking the city of Brantford to GO train service.

The new GO bus is expected to travel during rush hour times to Aldershot GO station in Burlington. However frequency, exact hours of operation, and exact routing is not known. It is also unknown if the bus will have any link to the Hamilton GO Centre.

Routes 1/1A, 5A/5C and 51 Detoured on McMaster Campus April 28-29 (Phase 2)


Effective Thursday, April 28th from 7:00am until Friday, April 29th at 7:00pm, Sterling Street at Forsyth Avenue (McMaster University) will be fully closed due to crane dismantling.

Routes 1 KING (eastbound), 1A KING (westbound), 5A DELAWARE (eastbound), 5C DELAWARE (eastbound) and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured during this time as follows

Eastbound routes 1/5A/51 Detoured on McMaster Campus April 25-28 (Phase 1)


Effective Monday, April 25th from 7:00am until Thursday, April 28th at 7:00am, eastbound Sterling Street at Forsyth Avenue (exiting McMaster University) will be closed due to crane dismantling. This detour will change effective April 28th.

Routes 1 KING, 5A DELAWARE and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured during this time as follows:

11 PARKDALE Detoured due to Mount Albion closure on April 26th


Effective Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 from approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm weather permitting, Mount Albion Road will be closed from Albright Road to Montmorency Drive due to a sewer repair. Route 11 PARKDALE buses will be on detour during this time.

11 PARKDALE buses will be detoured as follows:

Parkdale construction could Delay HSR Thru December


On Tuesday, April 25th, 2016 Hamilton’s Public Works Department, with contracted New Alliance Ltd., will begin work on Parkdale Ave North from Barton St. E. to Burlington St. and on Mead Ave. from Parkdale Ave. to Brighton Road. The project will include works to replace the existing water main and water services to the property line, construction of storm sewers, removal and replacement of concrete curbs and sidewalk and the reconstruction of a new concrete roadway.

As construction progresses, restricted traffic movement may be experienced. HSR routes 2 BARTON and 11 PARKDALE may experience delays due to lane restrictions and traffic volume in the area.

4 BAYFRONT Detoured April 23-27; April 30-May 1 due to Film Shoot on Burlington Street


Effective Saturday, April 23th, 2016 to Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 and again from Saturday, April 30th, 2016 until Sunday, May 1st, 2016 from approximately 7:00am to 11:00pm daily, Burlington Street East between Strathearne Avenue and Parkdale Avenue will be closed due to the film shoot xXx 3. During these times it route 4 BAYFRONT buses will be on detour.

4 BAYFRONT will be detoured as follows:

James Street North Nightly Closure – April 18-22 detours Routes 2/3/4


There will be watermain tie-ins occurring at the development at James and Vine on weeknights from Monday, April 18th to Friday, April 22nd each night. The work will occur from 10 pm to 6 am each night/early morning. As a result, James Street North will be closed between Vine Street and York Blvd. nightly.

Due to the closures routes 2 BARTON, 3 CANNON, and 4 BAYFRONT will be detoured.